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The casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Heung and Choung Lee, the parents of Los Angeles Police Department Officer Nicholas Lee, mourn during a graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The sunken Big Bear Pirate Ship is lifted back to the surface with air ballasts at Holloway's Marina in Big Bear Lake, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Skrillex, in white headphones at left, gets the South by Southwest music festival crowd moving in Austin, Texas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman

Cosplayer Steffi looks into the camera with colorful contact lenses at the Leipzig Book Fair in Leipzig, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HENDRIK SCHMIDT / AFP/Getty Images

Royal Malaysian Air Force Navigator Captain Izam Fareq Hassan, center, looks at a map during a search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHD RASFAN / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian teenager kneels during Friday prayers as Israeli riot police block off a street East Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TALI MAYER / EPA

An anti-government activist is arrested by national police during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEO RAMIREZ / AFP/Getty Images

A boy who was injured in a suicide bomb blast that targeted a police van receives medical treatment at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARSHAD ARBAB / EPA

Indian Hindu widows play with colored water as part of Holi celebrations in Vrindavan, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

A girl is smeared with powder as she celebrates the Holi festival in Ahmadabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated Press

Rescue work is in progress after a seven-story residential building collapsed in Mumbai, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

Gorilla mother Kumili holds her days-old newborn at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER†ENDIG / EPA

A vigil is held at the site of a house fire in Detroit. A March 7 fire destroyed the house covered in stuffed animals and dolls that was part of the Heidelberg Project, an interactive outdoor art installation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Bailey / The Saginaw News

Los Angeles Police Department pallbearers escort the casket of Nicholas Lee, a fellow officer, into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County Fire Camp 19 inmate firefighters cross the San Gabriel River to fight a brush fire in Azusa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Firemen watch as crews remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem in New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images North America

New York City residents donned masks to protect from the smoke in the air near the site of an explosion in East Harlem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images North America

Daniel Davis is covered in snow and ice while clearing a sidewalk during a storm in Detroit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Sancya / Associated Press

More than 50 vehicles crashed on the Ohio Turnpike, northeast of Clyde, Ohio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathon Bird / Fremont News-Messenger

A man waits for help in his flooded truck in Cali, Colombia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIS ROBAYO / AFP

Pet Horstmann, head of a bike shop, looks out of his bike-themed home in Altlandsberg, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPA

Giant sunglasses were installed on Piazza Farnese in downtown Rome as part of an advertising campaign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP

Oscar Pistorius covers his head as he listens to forensic evidence during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alet Pretorius / Pool

Protestors flee tear gas during clashes with riot police after the funeral of Berkin Elvan in Istanbul, Turkey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIRA / AFP

A student throws a Molotov cocktail during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEO RAMIREZ / AFP

Firefighters battle a blaze after a building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Minchillo / Associated Press

Rescue workers remove an injured person on a stretcher after an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

A woman takes a break between band performances during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shweta Gulati / The Daily Texan

USC Head Coach Steve Sarkisian walks off the football field after completing the first day of spring practice on the Trojan campus in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Sean Keenan, left, Harrison Miller and Joseph Greef work on their robot during a competition at Caltech in Pasadena. Six teams of mechanical engineering majors at the school compete in a "Raiders of the Lost Can"'-themed robot battle as part of a final project requirement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

A volunteer watches during Day 5 of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

A protester waves a black flag during clashes with riot police in Kadikoy, on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. Turkish riot police fired tear gas at protesters massed outside a hospital after the death of a teenage boy wounded and left comatose during anti-government protests last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

Officers from the Ukrainian navy ship Ternopil get on board a boat in front of the Russian minesweeper "Turbinist" anchored at the harbor of Sevastopol. Lawmakers on the flashpoint Crimean peninsula voted for independence from Ukraine ahead of a referendum on joining Russia while Washington rebuffed talks with Moscow in one of their fiercest clashes since the Cold War.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP/Getty Images

Congolese soldiers from Misca (African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic) face students demonstrating near Bangui university to ask for payment of their arrears of scholarships. Top UN officials said last week that a peacekeeping mission is essential to stabilize the Central African Republic — but there will be no "quick fix" and the cost will be significant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP/Getty Images

A relative of a Chinese passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 addresses the media at the Lido Hotel in Beijing. Officials have expanded the search area for the missing aircraft to include more of the Gulf of Thailand between Malaysia and Vietnam and land along the Malay pensinusula.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty Images

Students of Rabindrabharati University apply color on one another as they celebrate the Holi festival at Tagore House in Calcutta. Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival of colors, is observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month and will be celebrated on March 16 this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

An Indian Hindu devotee performs with fire as he participates in a procession ahead of the Holi festival in Amritsar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP/Getty Images

A bear dances to bagpipe music by Pakistani bear handler Naseer Ahmed in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ahmed earns around rupees 500 ($5 in U.S. dollars) a day from spectators to support his family.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: B.K. Bangash / Associated Press

Indian firefighters battle to extinguish a huge fire in a paint factory in Howrah, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Dozens of Greenpeace activists stage a protest urging the Indonesian government to stop using coal. They ask that the government tap into clean, renewable energy such as wind power, geothermal, solar, micro-hydro power and other clean energy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAGUS INDAHONO / EPA

Bode Miller of the U.S. in action during the men's downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in Parpan-Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT / EPA

A Crimean Tatar man prays at a mosque in Bakhchysarai, Ukraine. The arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are organizing community watch patrols to protect their families and homes in what they still consider part of Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

The setting sun turns wispy clouds a fiery orange as children walk through a dust storm in Lahore, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAHAT DAR / EPA

Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar answers questions from the media in Sepang, Malaysia, about the continuing search for and investigation of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

A Kashmiri boatman shovels snow from his houseboat during a snowstorm in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Snow and heavy downpours lashed Kashmir for a second straight day, closing a main highway and schools.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

Andy Yohe of the United States, left, and Dmitrii Lisov of Russia battle for the puck during a preliminary sledge hockey match at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games,

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dennis Grombkowski / Getty Images Europe

An Iditarod musher crosses a frozen pond between the Shaktoolik and Koyuk checkpoints during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Dallas Seavey rallied from third place to win the race for the second time.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Hallinen / Anchorage Daily News

Photographers for the Russian space agency take pictures of the now-empty Sokol spacesuit worn by U.S. astronaut Mike Hopkins as he and three other occupants of the International Space Station returned safely to Earth in a Soyuz capsule, making a hard landing on the snow-covered Kazakh steppe near the town of Zhezkazgan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILL INGALLS / AFP

A man prays in front of the main entrance of Okawa Elementary School, which lost 74 of its 108 students to the earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan three years ago Tuesday. The disaster killed 15,884 people and left more than 2,600 unaccounted for and seriously damaged a nuclear power plant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

Two youths dressed in graduation gowns break down in tears as they and dozens of other people deported in recent years cross the border from Tijuana into the U.S. on Monday to formally request permission to return to their former homes in the United States. The mass border-crossing was meant as a public gesture to put pressure on policymakers to fix immigration laws that activists say break apart families.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A runner passes by Disney Hall in downtown Los Angeles during the 2014 Los Angeles Marathon. This year's route again went from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Los Angeles Times

Amane Gobena, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, puts her head on the ground after winning the elite women division of the 2014 Los Angeles Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Spectators at Dodger Stadium cheer on runners at the start of the 29th Los Angeles Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Iditarod musher Jessie Royer, from Darby, Mont., kicks up a cloud of dust as she mushes over bare ground on the Blueberry Hills out of the Unalakleet, Alaska, checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Hallinen / Anchorage Daily News

A Sudanese family takes shelter under their donkey cart at the Kalma refugee camp for internally displaced people, south of the Darfur town of Nyala, Sudan. Thousands have been recently displaced after the looting and destruction of a number of villages in South Darfur. At least 20, 000 have settled in refugee camps in Nyala.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Albert Gonzalez Farran / Associated Press

Fatima Abdala rests inside a makeshift tent at the Kalma refugee camp for internally displaced people, south of the Darfur town of Nyala, Sudan. Refugees have complained about the lack of food, water and shelter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Albert Gonzalez Farran / Associated Press

"Signature" by artist Johannes Pannekoek can be seen at the 10th annual Sculpture by the Sea event at Cottesloe Beach in Perth, Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Kane / Getty Images

Members of a youth group deliver roses and prayers for relatives of passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at the Everley Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahman Roslan / Getty Images

Nepalese riot police arrest Tibetan protesters in front of the consular section of the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu during a protest marking the 55th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty Images

In Dhaka, Bangladesh, people hold lighted candles in memory of the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the disaster known as 3.11 that killed 15,884 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

A horse carriage carries tourists through what is known as the "siq," the main narrow passage that leads to the rock-hewn monuments of the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. Horses and camels are the only means of transportation allowed in Petra to reduce pollution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammad Hannon / Associated Press

Claudia Loesch of Austria can be seen in action during the Women's Super G - Sitting race at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julian Stratenschulte / EPA

Kelly Slater of Cocoa Beach, Fla., takes on a wave in Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast competition in Snapper Rocks, Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Cestari for ASP / EPA

Bryce Gibbs of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks rugby team bleeds from a head cut during the round one NRL match between the Sharks and the Gold Coast Titans in Sydney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt King / Getty Images

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are organizing community watch patrols to protect their families and homes in what they still consider part of Ukraine.

New York: Firefighters watch as work crews remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem in New York City.  At least seven people were killed, according to reports, in the explosion that collapsed two buildings on Park Avenue at 116th Street.

Los Angeles: The coffin of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family man and the quintessential LAPD officer. More photos

Big Bear Lake: The sunken Pirate Ship is lifted back to the surface with air ballasts at Holloway’s Marina. The tour vessel sank the night of Feb. 28 during a severe winter storm. Loren Hafen, the ship’s owner, is confident it will set sail for the marina’s 100th anniversary this summer.

Austin, Texas: A woman crowd-surfs during a set by electronic dance music star Skrillex, left with white headphones, at Empire Control Room during the South by Southwest Music Festival.

Pretoria, South Africa: Oscar Pistorius listens to forensic evidence during his trial. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day in 2013.

Nyala, Sudan: A Sudanese family takes shelter under their donkey cart at the Kalma refugee camp for internally displaced people. Thousands have been displaced after the looting and destruction of a number of villages in South Darfur.

Caracas, Venezuela: Protesters and riot police clash as 3,000 students marched Wednesday to mark a month since the first deaths in anti-government protests that have now claimed at least 22 lives.

Malaysia: A Royal Malaysian Air Force navigator captain looks at a map on a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft during a search-and-rescue operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 over the Strait of Malacca.

Jakarta, Indonesia: Greenpeace activists stage a protest urging the Indonesian government to stop using coal. They ask that the government tap into clean renewable energy such as wind power, geothermal, solar, micro-hydro power and other clean energy.

Unalakleet, Alaska: Iditarod musher Jessie Royer kicks up a cloud of dust as she mushes over bare ground on the Blueberry Hills out of the Unalakleet checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Add stops in Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Jordan and Bangladesh to round out the report

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